On Memorial Day (Monday), we had the privilege of going on a picnic with the Campbells, a family from our new church. The park where we went to was on top of a big hill, which I guess could be called a mountain. The view from the park offered outstanding panorama’s of what locals call […]Read More Souls in Need of a Savior
The past month has been absolutely crazy! In late April and early May, I spent two weeks in Georgia taking some seminary classes. Following that study adventure, we only had two weeks to pack before heading east to our new home of Waverly, New York. I feared that those two weeks would not be enough […]Read More Moving to New York
Jonathan Edwards: Every Christian family ought to be as it were a little church, consecrated to Christ, and wholly influenced and governed by his rules. And family education and order are some of the chief means of grace. If these fail, all other means are likely to prove ineffectual. If these are duly maintained, all […]Read More The Family: “A Little Church”
This is the last in a series of posts on Christianity and Politics by Steve Dobo. Here are a few suggestions I would make to any Christian voter: First, I believe a Christian should vote. There are those who say that Jesus would have been apathetic towards politics and not even have voted. However, I […]Read More How Should A Christian Vote?
By Steve Dobo You probably have already noticed that nowhere does the Bible tell us whether we should vote for Democrats or Republicans. I do think that certain principles of one party tend to line up more with Biblical principles than the other. However, it is my belief that the best candidate for president, congress, […]Read More What Does the Bible Have to Say About Government?
By Steve Dobo In this post I will attempt to lay the fundamental beliefs of both parties (Democratic and Republican) because I feel many people do not understand the key differences. First, the Republicans believe in having a government in the form of a republic. Hence, they are defined by the term “Republican.” This form […]Read More Republican or Democratic? Understanding the Key Differences
As you already know, this is an election year in the United States. In early November, voters will decide if Barack Obama is worthy of another term in office or if Mitt Romney will take his place as President. Just like any election year, Christians are left to wrestle with the question of how our […]Read More Christianity and Politics
What happens when God brings revival? Jonathan Edwards explains: “This work of God, as it was carried on, and the number of true saints multiplied, soon made a glorious alteration in the town: so that in the spring and summer of 1735, the town (Northampton, Massachusetts) seemed to be full of the presence of God: […]Read More The Effects of Revival